PIZZA NIGHT WITH THE BISHOP
TUESDAY, MARCH 7
l 7 – 9 PM
POPE JOHN XXIII HIGH SCHOOL - SPARTA
If you are a young man in high school, college or older come join Bishop Serratelli and fellow priests for a night of adoration, reflection, fellowship and of course pizza! For more information please contact the Vocation Office 973-777-8818 ext. 711
Laudato Si Lenten Study Group
If you are interested in looking more closely at Pope Francis' Encyclical on the environment during Lent, please contact Peggy Tana at 973-828-7265 or
. We will meet on Tuesday afternoons for the six weeks of Lent.
SHARE THE GOOD NEWS
Every Human Life Is Sacred
Join the Little Sisters of the Poor for an Inter-generational Pro-Life Movement
Sun., Feb. 12 at 3:30pm
at the Little Sisters of the Poor St. Joseph's Hall, 140 Shepherd Lane, Totowa. Discover the power of standing united in Christ as we pray the Rosary to defend life at this critical time in our Nation's history. Program will include Eucharistic Adoration and Evening Prayer. Join a movement to experience the priceless treasure of what Saint John Paul II called the covenant between generations!
NEW DIRECTOR - KINNELON PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Kimberly Fraone as the new Director of the Kinnelon Public Library. Kimberly comes to Kinnelon after a successful career at Kean University where she last served as Acting Library Director of the Nancy Thompson Library. She will begin at the Kinnelon library on February 13
. Ms. Fraone is a an alumna of Rutgers University, having earned a B.A. in History as well as a Masters in Library Science. Her experience includes working at the Millburn Public Library as well as Kean University. A “meet and greet” will be scheduled in the near future for community members to meet the new Director.
QUELLEN SPIRITUAL CENTER
The Quellen Spiritual Direction Formation Program is accepting applications from those who may be called to the ministry of becoming Spiritual Directors. Our 3-year program is designed for mature adults seeking to deepen their own spiritual life, learning how to sharpen their skills in offering direction, and becoming a trained spiritual director. Classes are held each week from September to May excluding holidays at the Quellen Spiritual Center, Mendham. Applicants must be in spiritual direction themselves for at least one year. For more info visit our website at
or call Sister Teresa at 973-543-6528 x 217.
CITIZENSHIP OUTREACH CAMPAIGN
The City of Paterson together with Passaic County Community College and the NJ Alliance for Immigrant Justice is hosting a Citizenship Outreach Campaign in February. They will provide free immigrant attorney services and volunteers to help fill out citizenship application forms. Contact information and more is available on the bulletin board in the narthex.
DOMINICAN COLLEGE INFORMATION SESSION
An information session for those interested in Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees, including Undergraduate online programs is scheduled for Wed., Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 7:30pm in Prusmack Center at 470 Western Highway, Orangeburg, NY. Come learn about our programs and meet our faculty and admissions counselors. Info about financial aid, grants and scholarships will also be available. Please contact
Morris Catholic St. Patrick’s 5k Run
Morris Catholic High School is holding it’s 6th Annual Crusader Challenge 5k Run on Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 a.m. at it’s Denville, NJ campus. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Morris Catholic scholarship and athletic programs and the Denville Public Assistance Fund. $25 registration fee up to March 8
. $30 registration fee after March 8
and day of the race. For more information contact
Become a Hospice Volunteer
Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey hospice volunteers provide terminally ill patients and their families with practical and emotional support. VNA offers a free comprehensive training program where volunteers learn the philosophy of hospice and become prepared for this rewarding work. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance, and pass a criminal background screening. For more information, please contact Rachel Enderle, Volunteer Coordinator, at 973-451-4128 or
Blessed is the nation whose god is the lord.
It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits and humbly to implore His protection and favor.”